Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for CCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
England > London
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 604 599 601
Rank change year-on-year -5 +2 -75
Contract jobs citing CCSA 25 18 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.054% 0.040% 0.056%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.34% 0.24% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 20
London median daily rate £569 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.82% +6.25% -15.79%
10th Percentile £407 £315 £349
90th Percentile £650 £594 £598
England median daily rate £431 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +7.81% +6.67% -16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £52.50

CCSA is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 7,385 7,427 7,773
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.99% 16.53% 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,809 4,916 5,066
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +3.15%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £418
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.80% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 162 103
London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.32% -1.58% -8.43%
10th Percentile £13.20 £13.31 £13.35
90th Percentile £51.25 £47.83 £49.11
England median hourly rate £25.00 £27.18 £25.50
% change year-on-year -8.03% +6.60% +13.33%

CCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing CCSA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for CCSA in London

CCSA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CCSA in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for CCSA in London

CCSA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCSA in London over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCSA in London

CCSA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCSA in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCSA in London

CCSA
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCSA within the London region over the 6 months to 16 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -29 6 £563 +32.35% 2
West London - 1 - -
CCSA
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing CCSA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for CCSA.

1 13 (52.00%) CISSP
1 13 (52.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (48.00%) CCNA
3 11 (44.00%) Firewall
4 10 (40.00%) CISM
4 10 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (36.00%) Splunk
5 9 (36.00%) Finance
5 9 (36.00%) Information Security
5 9 (36.00%) Oracle
5 9 (36.00%) CyberArk
5 9 (36.00%) AWS Certification
6 8 (32.00%) DevOps
6 8 (32.00%) Privileged Access Management
6 8 (32.00%) Windows
6 8 (32.00%) Cisco
6 8 (32.00%) CheckPoint
6 8 (32.00%) VMware
6 8 (32.00%) ServiceNow
6 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (32.00%) REST
7 7 (28.00%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (28.00%) SailPoint
7 7 (28.00%) Risk Management
7 7 (28.00%) Risk Assessment
7 7 (28.00%) SSH
7 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
7 7 (28.00%) Middleware
7 7 (28.00%) CA

CCSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 10 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (8.00%) Akamai
3 2 (8.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (8.00%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (8.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 11 (44.00%) Firewall
2 7 (28.00%) SSH
3 4 (16.00%) Cisco ISE
3 4 (16.00%) Network Security
3 4 (16.00%) VoIP
4 3 (12.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (12.00%) LAN
4 3 (12.00%) OSPF
4 3 (12.00%) VPN
4 3 (12.00%) WAN
5 2 (8.00%) DMZ
5 2 (8.00%) HSRP
5 2 (8.00%) IPsec
5 2 (8.00%) SMS
5 2 (8.00%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (8.00%) SSL
5 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (8.00%) VRRP
5 2 (8.00%) Wireless
6 1 (4.00%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) DB2
1 2 (8.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Security Engineer
2 8 (32.00%) CyberArk Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Senior Security Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) CISSP Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Network Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Pega Developer
7 1 (4.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Migration Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Pega Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Senior DevOps
7 1 (4.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) REST
2 7 (28.00%) Middleware
2 7 (28.00%) SailPoint
3 2 (8.00%) CSS
3 2 (8.00%) HTML
3 2 (8.00%) JSP
3 2 (8.00%) Servlets
3 2 (8.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (8.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (8.00%) Hedge funds
3 2 (8.00%) N-Tier
4 1 (4.00%) PKI
4 1 (4.00%) Private Cloud
4 1 (4.00%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Windows
2 7 (28.00%) Unix
3 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Information Security
2 8 (32.00%) DevOps
2 8 (32.00%) Privileged Access Management
3 7 (28.00%) Identity Access Management
3 7 (28.00%) Risk Assessment
3 7 (28.00%) Risk Management
3 7 (28.00%) Task Automation
4 6 (24.00%) Analytics
5 4 (16.00%) ITIL
6 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 3 (12.00%) SDLC
6 3 (12.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (8.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 2 (8.00%) Business Forecasting
7 2 (8.00%) Business Transformation
7 2 (8.00%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (8.00%) DDoS Mitigation
7 2 (8.00%) Migration
7 2 (8.00%) OO
7 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) Python
2 2 (8.00%) Java
2 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 13 (52.00%) Cisco Certification
1 13 (52.00%) CISSP
2 12 (48.00%) CCNA
3 10 (40.00%) CISM
4 9 (36.00%) AWS Certification
5 6 (24.00%) CCSE
6 5 (20.00%) CCNP
7 3 (12.00%) Degree
8 2 (8.00%) CCSM
8 2 (8.00%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (8.00%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (8.00%) Master's Degree
8 2 (8.00%) MCSE
8 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (4.00%) CCDP
9 1 (4.00%) CCMSE
9 1 (4.00%) CCSP
9 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
9 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (28.00%) VMware ESXi
1 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 2 (8.00%) Ansible
2 2 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (8.00%) Puppet
2 2 (8.00%) Salt
2 2 (8.00%) Terraform
3 1 (4.00%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) CyberArk
1 9 (36.00%) Oracle
1 9 (36.00%) Splunk
2 8 (32.00%) CheckPoint
2 8 (32.00%) Cisco
2 8 (32.00%) ServiceNow
2 8 (32.00%) VMware
3 7 (28.00%) CA
3 7 (28.00%) ForgeRock
3 7 (28.00%) IBM
4 3 (12.00%) Pega
5 2 (8.00%) Blue Coat
5 2 (8.00%) Palo Alto
5 2 (8.00%) SevOne
5 2 (8.00%) Sybase
6 1 (4.00%) ForeScout
6 1 (4.00%) Interwoven
6 1 (4.00%) Lumension
6 1 (4.00%) McAfee
6 1 (4.00%) Varonis